Liu Xiaolin

Feature Reporter
Art & Culture

Now starring: city's 'Queen of the Movies'

Some 200 photos of legendary Chinese movie star Hu Die, most rarely seen in public before, are on display in Shanghai, giving a glimpse of the actress' life off-screen.
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'Osmosis Symbosis' leaves food for thought

An exhibition exploring the localization of Chinese contemporary art wrapped up this week at Shanghai Oil Painting and Sculpture Academy.
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Stars' unguarded moments captured on lens

An ongoing exhibition at Shanghai Center of Photography sheds light on Hong Kong photographer Wing Shya's lesser known side as an artist. 
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New media exhibition explores the digital age

A new media exhibition "unReal: the Algorithmic Present" is ongoing at Chronus Art Center in Shanghai, trying to explore the materiality overshadowed by bits and bytes.
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Ban Zhao: influential scholar and female role model from ancient China

Among numerous influential women in ancient China, Ban Zhao stands out as the first female historian and esteemed scholar.

Phoenix rises from ashes of the Feng

The surname Feng, which literally means Phoenix in English, amounts for only a tiny percentage of the Chinese population, ranked out of the top 500. 

New bank app unveiled

United Overseas Bank China earlier this week unveiled its direct banking mobile app.
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Photography exhibition offers alternative look at art form

A recent exhibition titled “Follow Me” at OCAT Shanghai offers an alternative look at photography art.
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Back to the future with robotic printed art

THE first robotic printed bridges in the world, made with modified plastic, were unveiled this week at Tongji University as one of highlights of the “DigitalFUTURE Shanghai” exhibition.

Plummer back as uncanny Kaiser

At 87, ChristopherPlummer, who gave us one of the great King Lears 13 years ago, has grown from matinee idol into our great emperor of divided kingdoms.